Thursday, January 31, 2013
The local ice cream chain plans to open nearly 250 shops in China during the next decade.
Canton-based Baskin-Robbins has signed franchise agreements as it plans to triple its presence in China, according to a Boston.com report on Wednesday. Along with Dunkin' Donuts, also based in Canton, Baskin-Robbins is part of the parent company Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. The ice-cream chain said in a news release on Wednesday that the company is projecting to open 249 Baskin-Robbins shops in China during the next 10 years. Currently, the company has more than 90 locations in China, including shops in Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Hangzhou and Zhengzhou. Dunkin' Donuts, meanwhile, is pursuing expansion plans, according to Boston.com. “We’re very excited to expand the Baskin-Robbins brand in China with these five new partners who each have a …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Where i your go-to ice cream spot? Take our poll!
If it's near and dear to your heart, Patch wants to know—tell us about the best place to buy ice cream. Vote for your favorite ice cream parlor in the poll below. Voting begins July 23 and runs through August 17. Check back on August 24 for the winner.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The winner of the Second Annual Baskin-Robbins Flavor Creation Contest created her Nutty Cream Cheese Brownie ice cream in Canton on Tuesday.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Canton got a little sweeter with the arrival of Kelsey Lien, the winner of the Second Annual Baskin-Robbins Flavor Creation Contest. The Santa Clarita, California native won the Canton-based company's online contest with her innovative ice cream creation entry, “Nutty Cream Cheese Brownie,” which was selected from tens of thousands of submissions. As part of her grand-prize, Kelsey worked in the Baskin-Robbins culinary kitchen in Canton to bring her creation to life. The flavor will debut in Baskin-Robbins stores nationwide in November 2012. “Nutty Cream Cheese Brownie” is a flavorful combination of chocolate fudge ice cream swirled with a cream cheese ribbon, combined with walnuts and fudge brownie pieces. -Contributed by Baskin-Robbins.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Finalists Receive free ice cream for a year and the winning flavor will be available in Baskin-Robbins in July 2012.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Baskin-Robbins has selected the top 10 finalists in its second National Online Flavor Creation Contest. Baskin-Robbins is now calling on ice cream devotees across the country to vote for their favorite. The winning flavor will be the July 2012 Flavor of the Month. From October 1 through October 31, fans had an opportunity to be their very own “dessert chef” and create an ice cream flavor with the Baskin-Robbins virtual flavor creator. Nearly 40,000 consumers mixed and matched their own ingredients to create a signature ice cream flavor from 31 base flavors, a variety of ribbons such as fudge and peanut butter and a copious amount of mix-ins including candy pieces and cookies. For this year’s contest, Baskin-Robbins added new base flavors …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Consumers Can Create and Name a Unique New Ice Cream Flavor to Join Baskin-Robbins’ World Famous Library of More than 1,000 Flavors.
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Wishing your flavor won the Baskin-Robbins flavor creation contest last year? Don’t despair, Baskin-Robbins today announced its 2nd Annual Online Flavor Creation Contest providing guests with the opportunity to tap into their inner chef to create a winning new flavor. Now through October 31, ice cream fans can enter the contest online by creating a virtual flavor at www.baskinrobbins.com. Visitors to the site can choose from 31 base flavors, a variety of ribbons such as fudge or peanut butter and a myriad of different mix-ins ranging from candy pieces to cookies. To kick this year’s contest up a notch, Baskin-Robbins has added even more flavor bases, ribbons, and inclusions. New ingredients include: Strawberry Yogurt, Mango Yogurt, and …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Submit your answer in the comments section below on Canton Patch.
This hot and humid weather lends itself to plenty of ways to cool off. An all-American favorite of summer that provides some refreshing relief is ice cream, of course! In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Canton Patch wants to know, what is your all-time favorite flavor of ice cream? And which ice cream shop has the best ice cream, sundaes or banana splits around? Share your answers in the comments section below this article!
Saturday, June 25, 2011
With school out, check out some of these local deals to keep everyone cool and entertained!
Deal 1: Buy One Half Gallon of Ice Cream, Get One Free How It Works: Crescent Ridge Dairy is offering buy one half gallon of ice cream, get one free if you "check in" at Crescent Ridge on Facebook on your smart phone. As an added bonus, on Saturday, June 26, the 4-H Club will be there from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. offering free visits with their animals. Good Through: July 3 at 10:30 p.m. Deal 2: Free Summer Reading Craft How It Works: The Canton Public Library is offering a free summer reading craft for children ages 5 and up on Wednesday June 29 at 2:30 p.m. in the Junior Room. Space is limited. Sign up in advance in the Junior Room. Good Through: Every Wednesday through August 3. Deal 3: Free Family Movie Night How it works…
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
A few tips on keeping your cool this week.
Ready for the humid, 90-degree weather Canton? It will definitely start to feel like summer, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast is calling for a high of 89 degrees today and a 95 degrees Thursday. And make sure you have an umbrella handy. Thursday's heat is likely to bring thunderstorms, according to the NWS. A few tips to keep your cool this week: 1. Finally install your AC! Or pick up a new fan or air conditioner before the summer rush. Check out Ace Hardware, CVS or Rite Aid in Canton. 2. Cool off with a swim. No backyard pool? Head to Houghton's Pond in Milton or Wollaston Beach in Quincy. Or bring the kids to the YMCA's outdoor pool in Stoughton–complete with kiddie pool and lounge chairs. 3. Load up the family …
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Crescent Ridge Dairy Bar serves up 40 some flavors of super premium handcrafted ice cream considered by many as the best around.
Each week Canton Patch will tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break and escape from it all by visiting local hotspots and area events. Each Great Escape feature is meant to make your life a little easier, and maybe even a bit more exciting and fun by discovering new places and things to do locally. It is no secret that Crescent Ridge Dairy Bar in Sharon serves up some of the best premium handcrafted ice cream around. But, did you know that National Geographic named Crescent Ridge ice cream as one of the “10 Best Ice Creams in the World?” That is quite an honorable title for ice cream so close to home. If you are new to the area or have never been to Crescent Ridge, it is well worth the visit. A family owned and run …
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Ice Cream anyone? Baskin Robbins serves up new sweet treat to make you think of summer.
Frozen temperatures. Check. Hats and gloves. Check. Ice cream. Check. Canton-based Baskin-Robbins announced a new ice cream flavor Monday, ironically, on the coldest day of the year. The flavor was created by contest-winner Diane Sroga, who laughed at the thought of being in Canton making ice cream on the frigid day. “If you love ice cream, you love ice cream no matter how cold it is. Plus I’m from Chicago; weather is not a problem!” Before Sroga entered Canton’s Baskin-Robbins’ online flavor creation contest, she had never entered any kind of contest. Then she came across the company’s promotional email about creating a new flavor, and decided to see what she could come up with. “I entered the contest on a lark,” she said. “I have loved…